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All dogs 6 months and older must be licensed every year. Licenses must be obtained by April 15th of each year.
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Chickens and other farm animals need to be registered through the board of health. View the Keeping of Animals in the Town of Milton (PDF) here.
If it is a domestic animal please call animal control during working hours at 617-698-0455.
If it is a wild animal on public property please call DPW during working hours at 617-898-4900.
If it is a wild animal on private property, it is the responsibility of the property owner to remove said animal.
There is a $50 fine for not picking up after your dog.
The fine for not having a dog not properly licensed is $30. An additional penalty of $30 may be added every week until the dog is licensed.
The cost per license is $10 for a spayed/neutered dog or $15 for an intact dog.
The Town Clerk's Office located at the Milton Town Hall issues the license. Be sure to bring a current copy of your dog's rabies certificate.